Five Counties Children's Centre

Occupational Therapist

Nov 30, 2018
Various Locations, Ontario
Early Career

This is a contract position to cover a maternity leave from January 21, 2019 to January 19, 2020.  The incumbent will work 28 hours/week and will primarily provide school based rehabilitation services in the City of Kawartha Lakes/Haliburton region. 

Position Summary:

  • Assess, treat, and provide consultation to and discharge of children and adolescents referred to the occupational therapy department, according to Centre policy and quality assurance requirements.
  • Provide consultation, training and education to clients, their caregivers and other professionals.
  • Participate as a member of the department, clinical multidisciplinary teams and resource committees to promote quality service for clients.                                          

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assessment, treatment, provision of education and training to caregivers and other professionals, reassessment and discharge of clients on caseload
  • Develop a service plan in consultation with caregivers
  • Maintain knowledge of current best treatment practice for client population and integrate into practice
  • Comply with relevant Centre statistical, clinical and administrative reporting requirements in a timely manner

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Demonstrate ability in communication, organizational skills and problem solving
  • Committed to working within a family-centred approach
  • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with FCCC staff and with other professionals in the community
  • Valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle
  • Travel is required for this position

 Interested applicants should e-mail their resume and covering letter, quoting the file number in the subject line, to hr@fivecounties.on.ca by the closing date.

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